Italian Investor to Build Hospital in Uganda

Pulkeria Muhindo Mwiine, see the Kisoro Resident District Commissioner has suspended the joint campaigns for the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Bufumbira South parliamentary seat over violence.

Lawyer Sam Bitangaro, buy who represented the constituency in the 7th Parliament but lost the seat to Agriculture minister Tress Bucyanayandi in 2006 (not seeking re-election) is facing Eng Alex Seruganda in a tight contest.

RDC Muhindo while speaking to our reporter in her office today, said that the joint rallies of the two were suspended until as the district security committee gets communication from the NRM Electoral Commission.

She also vowed to arrest and prosecute any of the two that overlooks this order.

“I have ordered all the security officers including the GISOs to take action on whoever is found carrying out consultative meetings without communication from electoral commission,” said Muhindo.

The RDC further told us that one of the contestants Eng. Seruganda admitted that he had gun. The Security Committee has since asked him to hand over the weapon until the end of the elections to avoid its possible misuse.


see ‘sans-serif’; color: #141823;”>President Yoweri Museveni has commended Italian investor, information pills Enrica Pinnet, this web for the proposed specialized hospital that is due to be constructed in Lubowa, in the suburbs of Kampala.

According to the President, It will be a specialized hospital for complicated diseases which attack body organs like liver, the heart, brain or kidney most common among the middle income people.

This he said after visiting the Bergamo Hospital which is going to be collaborating with the International Hospital that will be built in Kampala, Uganda.

Bergamo Hospital is one of the State of the art Hospitals in Italy and will be training Ugandan medical staff especially in super specialized areas such as transplant, Neurosurgery, oncology (Cancer treatment) and cardiology (hearts Surgery).

State house reveals that the Hospital offered four scholarships of Masters degree in Oncology, Neurosurgery, Kidney transplant and Acute Care to Uganda and training is expected to begin next year.

In addition, more 30 medical staff will be attached to Bergamo Hospital for apprenticeship for 3-6 months as Uganda Hospital is undergoing construction.

“The country has 1300 health units that deal with other illnesses but this venture will be welcome for specialized cases,” Museveni said.

According to reports, the Bergamo Hospital medical experts will initially manage the Ugandan Hospital till Uganda builds full capacity to manage the highly super-specialized sector.

The construction of the International Specialized Hospital in Uganda begins next year and it is expected to be operational in 2018.

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